BD Manager (Finance, RE & Projects) - 9 Month FTC

Location
England,London
Salary
£59000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
17 May 2017
Closes
07 June 2017
Ref
LT5590
Contact
Colette Norfolk
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
This is a highly attractive 9 month fixed term contract role at an international law firm. The BD Manager will work in the BD team, and the Finance, Projects and Real Estate groups, and will be tasked with providing BD support, advice and insight to these practice groups, helping them to significantly grow their market reputation and revenues. Your main responsibilities will include:

* Managing a number of competitive pitches concurrently including drafting persuasive and accurate content with tailored messages
* Creating customised credentials documents highlighting the firm's expertise across all practice areas
* Managing the Legal 500 and Chambers submission process
* Producing and delivering outstanding client events
* Manage, mentor and support a BD executive, responsible for their quality of service and output
* Working with the library on targeted client research, distilling research reports so they focus on key areas of relevance, and suggesting resulting BD opportunities to fee earners
* Consistently look for ways to improve BD practices and outcomes to ensure that the firm maximises value from everything it does
* Identifying themes in the market, reviewing competitor activity and making recommendations
* Developing business/BD plans for each practice area and providing support for the implementation of individual partner and practice area plans
* Working with the InterAction manager to champion best practice of the firm's CRM system
* Liaising with the Communications team on the media plan for each practice area

The successful candidate will be confident, organised and pragmatic, with excellent experience of BD in a professional services firm. Man-management skills would be highly beneficial as you will have direct responsibility of a BD Executive. The BD Manager must also have a team-oriented attitude, be commercially aware and have strong communication skills to deal with the highest levels internally.

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